MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said his country, a longtime U.S. ally, was seeking to build "many news alliances" and could turn to Russia and China for help, including on tackling his country's drug problem.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said Southeast Asian countries will insist on China respecting last month's ruling in the Hague even if Manila does not raise it at a summit in Laos next month.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he has decided to "cross the Rubicon" in his ties with the U.S.
President Rodrigo Duterte declared that he's willing to "cross the Rubicon" with the U.S., a close ally, and offer long-term land leases to "the other side of the ideological barrier."
MANILA (Reuters) - A trip to China by former Philippine leader Fidel Ramos, a special envoy chosen by President Rodrigo Duterte to initiate dialogue and repair ties with Beijing, has been canceled, an aide to Ramos said on Tuesday.